Traffic in Brechin’s centre was called to a halt on Tuesday, September 20, after a lorry shed its load.
The lorry’s load became detatched at the crossing of Swan Steet and Panmure Street, next to Pheonix Bookmakers around 10.50am, with the road still being shut off at 12.30 pm.
Initially police controlled the traffic by allowing one side at a time through Swan Street into Clerk Street.
Eventually the street was blocked off from both sides and traffic diverted down the High Street at one side and Panmure Street at the other, as a recovery vehicle came in to assist.
A spokesperson for Tayside Police said:
“Tayside Police received a call at 10.52 am on Tuesday, September 20, regarding an artic lorry shedding its load. No one were injured and the road was shut for a short time.”